Fast Company 1979
Smith stars as Lonnie "Lucky Man" Johnson, an ex-champion drag racer who survives a harrowing explosion while testing a newly-designed, supercharged engine. His racing team's sponsor, the crooked FastCo Oil rep Phil Adamson (John Saxon), thinks this is the final nail in Lonnie's long careerhe's over the hill, and Adamson wants to throw the FastCo name behind up-and-coming funny car driver Gary Black (Cedric Smith). Ignoring the protests of his girlfriend Sammy (Claudia Jennings), Lonnie is determined to show up Black, and even takes a funny car out from under fellow team member Billy "The Kid" Brocker (Nicholas Campbell) to show Adamson he can still compete. But Adamson intends to use any means to stop Loonie...

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:32:59 | 36.3 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Genre: Drama, Sport

Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell, Don Francks, Cedric Smith
Country: Canada

Extras:

-- Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director David Cronenberg. Viewing the picture for the first time in a quarter-century, Croneberg discusses a broad range of topics, including the film's music, shooting locations, the process of writing the script and incorporating real-life events into it, the history of the picture, its lack of distribution and limited screenings, the importance of the picture and its influence on his career, and more.

-- Inside the Character Actor's Studio - Interviews with Stars William Smith and John Saxon (10:48) features the duo discussing a broad range of topics, including the art of acting, the style of characters they enjoy portraying, and several Fast Company-specific observations.

-- Shooting Cronenberg - Interview with Director of Photography Mark Irwin (13:34) contains the cinematographer recalling his career and work with the famed Canadian director with particular attention paid to Fast Company.

-- The Early Films of David Cronenberg: Stereo (1:02:44) and Crimes of the Future (1:02:39).

-- Theatrical Trailer (1:02).

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